Oklahoma ACLU director Joann Bell retires after 20-plus years.
News Phil Bacharach
As executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Oklahoma affiliate, Bell has been on the front lines of some of the most divisive controversies in arguably the most culturally conservative state in the country.
Commentary Ryan Kiesel
The Oklahoma Legislature is considering legislation this session to
reform our criminal justice system. The American Civil Liberties Union
of Oklahoma believes reform cannot come fast enough.
Letters to the Editor Joann Bell
Pride Week has passed. Never before have we had more of a reason to
stand with the LGBT citizens of Oklahoma than now. With the breakthrough
of a sitting president endorsing and recognizing the rights of gay
citizens to marry and hold the same legal rights as heterosexual couples
— for the first time in history — we have much to celebrate.